Clydebank have appointed ex St Johnstone and Falkirk defender Kieran McAnespie as their new manager.

After whittling down the list of candidates to five last week, the club began interviewing candidate to decide on Budgie McGhie's successor.

And the 37-year-old will meet with the players on Saturday ahead of their game against Irvine Victoria, and take over first team responsibilities on Monday.

McAnespie was a player / coach at Glenafton Athletic, who are currently second in the Premier Division.

Speaking on the club's website, Bankies chairman Gordon Robertson said: "This is a new chapter for the club and we are thrilled to have Kieran on board.

“He impressed everyone on the interview panel with his enthusiasm and vision for the club.

“I am sure our supporters will get right behind the new management team as we strive to achieve promotion back to the top league.”

McAnespie will also be assisted by Marc McCulloch.